Alternating pressure pads, alternating pad, app pad, alternating pad and pump system
Alternating pressure pad systems are used to prevent stage 1 bedsores. Alternating pressure pads (APP Pads, or bubble pads) uses 130 bubble cells that alternately inflates and deflates.
Alternating pressure pad systems come in fixed or variable pressure models. Fixed alternating pressure pads adjust the pressure setting to the same firmness each time. Variable pressure alternating pressure pads can be adjusted to increase or decrease the mattress firmness for patient comfort.
Alternating pressure pad systems include the mattress and pump.